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gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
conclusive - decisive; ending all debate
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental